Teaching Strategies to Support Students with Disabilities and Difficulties - PDD1004

This program is relevant to all school teachers from Foundation to Year 12.

This program will address requirements for teachers and early childhood teachers regarding:

  • Supporting all students
  • Making education settings more inclusive, and
  • Ensuring teachers are equipped to support the learning of those students they teach who have a disability.

Please see fees above

Topics covered

  • Australian policies – Disability Discrimination Act 1992, Disability Standards for Education 2005, Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (with particular reference to 1.5, 1.6 and 4.1)
  • Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Severe Language Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Specific Learning Disorder, and ADHD
  • Personalised Learning and Support Planning
  • Differentiation strategies – practical approaches to supporting students in the classroom
  • Positive Behaviour Support


There are no prerequisites for this course, however the course is most relevant for all school teachers from Foundation to Year 12.


This course references the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST): 1, 4 and 6.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Faculty of Education, Monash University.

Professional Recognition

This workshop can contribute to the special needs professional development requirements for VIT registration.